A large water-colour painting of a Bay Ibis
A large water-colour painting of a Bay Ibis
A large water-colour painting of a Bay Ibis
A large water-colour painting of a Bay Ibis

A large water-colour painting of a Bay Ibis

1807 England

Offered by Robert Bradley Antiques

£3,200 gbp
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A large water-colour painting of a Bay Ibis (or Glossy Ibis), inscribed on the reverse R.Leach [dates unknown] Bay Ibis and dated 1807, the paper watermarked E&P 1804.
English, R.Leach, 1807.

Now in a late 18th – early 19th century frame.

​In the 18th and 19th century the Glossy Ibis was a common visitor to Britain but they are now only occasionally sighted in the south of England.
This painting is from a group of life-size paintings of water birds done by an unknown artist, R.Leach, that are dated between 1804 and 1807.
Excellent
Dimensions
Height 23.25 inch (59.05 cm)
Width 49.50 inch (125.73 cm)
Depth 1.50 inch (3.81 cm)
Medium
Water colour, giltwood
Signed/Inscribed
R.Leach, 1807.
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